Monthly Archives: June 2012

Thank you, University Club

June 21, 2012
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Back Bay’s University Club has awarded 3 Boston Public School Students $5000 annual scholarships for four years – a total of $20,000 per student to aid in defraying tuition and related costs. These awards are consistent with the club’s generosity to the young people of Boston since the inception in 1977 of the University...

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Police Briefs 06-19-2012

June 21, 2012
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From Boston Police Area D-4 June 3 886 Boylston St. – Warrant Arrest 230 Clarendon St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Dartmouth Street – Property – Found 535 Boylston St. – Investigate Person 100 Massachusetts Ave. –  Investigate Property 180 Commonwealth Ave.  – Threats to Do Bodily Harm Gloucester Street – Motor Vehicle Recovered in...

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UClub Awards 3 BPS Students With”Future Leaders of Boston” Scholarships

June 12, 2012
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UClub Awards 3 BPS Students With”Future Leaders of Boston” Scholarships

The University Club of Boston announced today recipients of its “Future Leaders of Boston” scholarship awards.  The winners include three Boston Public High Schools students:  Nancy Figueroa of East Boston High School; Samuel Obanla of Boston Preparatory Charter School and Joana Rosa of Madison Park High School..  Each will receive $5,000 annually for four...

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Editorial

June 12, 2012
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A couple of weeks ago parents in the North End were upset. Homeless people had been sleeping in Christopher Columbus Park’s playground. They were throwing cigarette butts around and urinating beneath the play structure. The parents complained to the parks department, the mayor’s office, the police, and the city’s Department of Emergency Management. They...

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Police Briefs 06-12-2012

June 12, 2012
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Back Bay Police Log From Boston Police Area D-4 May 28 81 Newbury St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 350 Newbury St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 50 Dalton St.    – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 587 Boylston St. – Drugs – Uttering Prescription Controlled Substance Newbury...

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Painting the Town

June 6, 2012
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Painting the Town

Artist Hilary Baldwin had a perfect day to paint this scene of the Public Garden and the Back Bay beyond. This particular work was sold over the weekend at the gala to benefit the Copley Society as part of their annual Fresh Paint event.

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Growing Your Gardening Books Library

June 6, 2012
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Pardon the pun, but gardening books are a perennial favorite with collectors. They have been around from the very first days of writing because they served as guides for the all-important agricultural tasks people had to do each day. The earliest versions of gardening books were nothing like what we think of today. They...

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Condo’s Are Selling: Rentals Are High

June 6, 2012
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Back Bay’s condominium marketplace inventory is shrinking as several major projects continue down a path of selling their inventory. By all appearances, inventories are shrinking and market stability is returning as compared with the difficulties that arose in recent years with the recession and all of its accompanying problems. The Beal Company, which built...

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Police Briefs 06-05-2012

June 6, 2012
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From Boston Police Area D-4 May 20 Massachusetts Avenue – Assault and Battery            903 Boylston St. – Assault and Battery Massachusetts Avenue – Motor Vehicle Accident – Property Damage Exeter Street – Towed Motor Vehicle 100 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 229 Newbury St. – Threats to Do Bodily Harm 239...

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